2021-22 Council Chairperson: Delwyn Seebeck, V2
A practically thinking, caring woman from a rural farming background, Delwyn is a member of the Forrest & District Lions Club, a former Cabinet Secretary and currently Deputy Chair of the Rural Financial Counselling Service – Wimmera South West, an organisation supporting farmers and their families impacted by financial pressures. Delwyn is also Secretary of the newly-formed Lions V Districts Cancer Foundation.
Delwyn has a proud history of 50+ years of community service and is a committed to community advocacy. As well as her service to Lions, she has held leadership roles including President, Secretary or Treasurer in organisations such as community kinder, school and sporting associations and leagues, Relay for Life, Policy Councils, Boards and various other committees.
To this day, Delwyn continues her advocacy for rural and regional communities with nearly 30 years of active participation in the nationwide Rural Financial Counselling Service. She resigned from 12 years as Chair of the Board of the Wimmera South West Victoria Service in 2020 to prioritise her time to the position of V2 District Governor.
Delwyn and her late husband John have four children and 10 grandchildren.
Her theme for her year as Council Chairperson is Togetherness, Integrity, Motivation, Enthusiasm (TIME).